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St. John Paul II Catholic High School prepares students for today's rigorous college programs and helps develop individual qualities for a successful future.  Graduates receive scholarship offers from world-class institutions, including the University of Notre Dame, Emory University, Georgetown University, George Mason University, the Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology, the Savannah College of Art and Design and the United States Military Academy at West Point.

A rigorous basic curriculum provides a platform for higher learning, while advanced studies provide opportunities for eligible students to accrue college credits.  The Advanced Placement Program allows students to take advanced courses in most academic disciplines.  St. John Paul II Catholic High School offers a Dual Enrollment Program, allowing eligible students to take classes at UAHuntsville for both high school and college credit.  Honor societies and subject area clubs provide further opportunity for recognition and enrichment.

Through a fully staffed Counseling Department, students learn about scholarship opportunities, standardized test scheduling and other information important for achieving the goals and dreams they have established for college.



  • Advanced Placement in Math, English, Social Studies, Science, Computer Science and Psychology
  • 100 percent college acceptance for graduating seniors, including military academies
  • Significant scholarship awards, including full scholarships, for graduates
  • National Merit Finalists, Semifinalists and Commended Scholars; Achievement Semifinalists; and Hispanic Scholars
  • SAT scores averaging 1,142 in critical reading and math
  • ACT composite scores averaging more than 25
  • National recognition for German, Spanish and Latin language studies
  • National Honor Society and Honor Societies for Art, French, German, Latin, Spanish and other disciplines
  • Science fair qualifiers at regional, state and national levels; 15 International Science Fair qualifiers
  • Team competition in math, social studies, Scholar's Bowl, Science Olympiad, and Team America Rocketry Challenge
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